The Statute of Limitations for Bringing Legal Action in Louisiana

A statute of limitations lays out a period of time for bringing a certain kind of legal action. In Louisiana, the statute of limitations... More

Update on Louisiana’s Jurisprudence Regarding the Duty to Preserve Evidence

We previously published an article regarding the preservation of Engine Control Module (“ECM’) Data. Louisiana jurisprudence tells us that there is no duty to... More

CELEBRATING: Women’s Equality Day

In 1973, Congress designated August 26 as Women’s Equality Day to commemorate the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gives women the right to... More

Duty to Preserve ECM Data: What Trucking Companies Need to Know

There is little Louisiana law regarding trucking companies’ duty to preserve Engine Control Module (“ECM”) data following a motor vehicle accident. An ECM is... More

When is an Independent Tractor-trailer Owner-operator Considered to be “Under Dispatch?”

When is an independent owner-operator of a tractor-trailer considered to be “under dispatch?” Louisiana courts have often grappled with the question of whether a... More